9 of the best places to enjoy a cream tea across Somerset

PUBLISHED: 18:46 27 July 2017 | UPDATED: 10:54 31 July 2017

Devonshire scone method. Picture: Robyn Mackenzie

Devonshire scone method. Picture: Robyn Mackenzie


What better way to spend a summer’s day than to take your friends and family for a delicious cream tea. But if you are not sure where to go, fear not, as we have put together our top nine locations.

Dr Fox's Tea Room won an award in the Bristol Bath Avon and Somerset Tearoom Of The Year Awards last October.Dr Fox's Tea Room won an award in the Bristol Bath Avon and Somerset Tearoom Of The Year Awards last October.

1. Dr Fox’s Tearoom

The tearoom on Knightstone Island, in Weston-super-Mare, is a stunning spot to enjoy a cream tea while soaking up the sunshine and watching the day go by.

2. Finest Blend

The café on Weston’s Waterloo Street has recently been taken over by Nightingale and offers a delicious range of teas, coffees and cakes.

Royal Hotel, Weston-super-MareRoyal Hotel, Weston-super-Mare

3. Royal Hotel

Weston’s Royal Hotel, in South Parade, serves up a delicious treat at its seaside hotel. Guests can sit back, relax and watch the activity outside while enjoying their sweet treat.

DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House in Congresbury.DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House in Congresbury.

4. Doubletree by Hilton, Cadbury House

The Hilton hotel, in Frost Hill, Congresbury, is a luxury location for a cream tea. Sit back and relax in one of the hotel’s many restaurants while taking advantage of the fabulous countryside views.

Uphill boatyard. Photo by Terry Kelly.Uphill boatyard. Photo by Terry Kelly.

5. The Wharf Side

The Uphill café has recently undergone a refurbishment and looks better than ever. Close to Uphill Yacht Club, this cream tea destination offers something for all seaside lovers.

Dog walkers outside Stones cafe. Picture: Mark Atherton.Dog walkers outside Stones cafe. Picture: Mark Atherton.

6. Stones

Stones on Knightstone Island, in Weston, is a dog-friendly café for cream tea lovers and is just a stones throw, pardon the pun, away from Weston’s beautiful seafront.

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7. The Lions Rock Café

The tea rooms is nestled in the heart of Cheddar Gorge and is open all year round for delicious cream teas.

Banwell Castle. Photo:© Tim Lethaby, WikipediaBanwell Castle. Photo:© Tim Lethaby, Wikipedia

8. Heather’s Coffee Shop

Heather’s is located in Roundtrees Garden Centre, in Smallway, in Congresbury, and offers a boasts a wide range of scrummy cakes.

9. Banwell Castle

This gothic-style castle is home to the brilliant Gatehouse Restaurant, where your every wish promises to be met in a restaurant which caters for all occasions.

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